|How Big Corporations Get Big Tax Breaks - sgl|
As Congress tightens the national budget belt, big corporations are getting monster tax breaks, with the help of high paid lobbyists. Tom Ashbrook talks to Christopher Rowland and David Cay Johnson about how corporations get tax breaks.Christopher Rowland is the Washington bureau chief for the Boston Globe and an author. (@globerowland)David Cay Johnston is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and columnist at “taxanalysts.com.” and an author...
Keywords: Great Speeches And Interviews; Charles Lindbergh; Morris Fiorina; Polarized America; David Cay Johnston; Tom Ashbrook; Christopher Rowland; tax breaks; lobbyists
|How Big Companies Rob You Blind - sgl|
David Cay Johnston talks about his book "The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use 'Plain English' to Rob You Blind" with Jayne O'Donnell, USA Today Money Reporter.“No other modern country gives corporations the unfettered power found in America to gouge customers, shortchange workers, and erect barriers to fair play. A big reason is that so little of the news . . . addresses the private, government-approved mechanisms by which price gouging is employed to redistribute income upward.” David ...
Keywords: Great Speeches And Interviews; Jayne O'Donnell; David Cay Johnston; economics; Clayborne Carson; Tavis Smiley; Martin Luther King; Jr
|David Cay Johnston on Income Inequality - Roberta Hall|
David Cay Johnston – the author-editor of the recently published DIVIDED. THE PERILS OF OUR GROWING EQUALITY – is a Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist who for more than 40 years has uncovered how tax laws and major corporate dominance have created a near plutocracy, which has resulted in health as well as income disparities. An extensive, entertaining conversation with Johnston about how public policies have brought about these disparities, and what can be done to counteract the...
Keywords: inequality; media; investigative journalism; David Cay Johnston; tax policy; economics; health; GMO; tax policy; Reaganism; health; economics; journalism; the media
|End Corporate Welfare - sgl|
David Cay Johnston is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author. He has worked as an investigative reporter for several newspapers including the New York Times. He is the author of two bestsellers, "Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich--and Cheat Everybody Else" and "Free Lunch: How The Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expenses (and Stick You with the Bill)"...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; David Cay Johnston; Perfectly Legal; Free Lunch; Terrence McNally; Scott Horton; Obama; Bradley Manning; Harvard; New York Times; Pulitzer Prize; journalist; author
|How Big Companies Rob You - sgl|
How Big Companies Use Plain English To Rob You Blind with David Cay Johnston. “No other modern country gives corporations the unfettered power found in America to gouge customers, shortchange workers, and erect barriers to fair play. A big reason is that so little of the news . . . addresses the private, government-approved mechanisms by which price gouging is employed to redistribute income upward.”Source: The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use Plain English To Rob You Blind" with David ...
Keywords: Great Speeches And Interviews; David Cay Johnston; The Fine Print; Climate Projections; Steve Curwood; John Fasullo; America; War; Big Companies; Danny Schechter; Climate Change; David Roberts
|Great Speeches and Interviews with John Kerry and Others|
Great Speeches and Interviews with John Kerry and Others The Obama Campaign in Sacramento hosted a rally on Feb. 2, 2008. At the event, Senator John Kerry, basketball great Kevin Johnson, State Senator Darrell Steinberg, Former State Senator Deborah Ortiz, City Councilmember Kevin McCarty, and Assemblymember Dave Jones rally supporters. John Forbes Kerry is an American politician who is currently serving his fourth term as the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts...
Keywords: John Kerry; Kevin Johnson; Darrell Steinberg; Deborah Ortiz; Kevin McCarty; Dave Jones; Feb. 2; 2008; Sacramento; David Cay Johnston; Gerry Condon; Great Speeches and Interviews; Access Sacramento
|Is this the Best Democracy Money Can Buy? - sgl|
David Callahan, David Cay Johnston & Arianna Huffington are interviewed by Francesca Rheannon. They discuss how the economic elites fight for control of the political elites. Source: David Callahan, David Cay Johnston & Arianna Huffington: Rich liberals, Corporate Politics and Third World America. Matt Taibbi is interviewed by Tavis Smiley The Rolling Stones editor explains the inner workings of Wall Street and criticizes the U.S...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; David Callahan; David Cay Johnston; Arianna Huffington; Francesca Rheannon; Matt Taibbi; Tavis Smiley; Timothy McBain; Andrew Bacevich; The Rolling Stones; Wall Street; Military-Industrial Complex
|There's Something About W - Robin Chin and John Grimes|
A wry look at the policies of the Bush Administration. Award-winning nationally broadcast documentary blending policy analysis and political humor presenting key issues for the 2004 presidential election. Features Nobel Prize-winning Economist and NYT columnist, Paul Krugman, Daniel Ellsberg, journalist Molly Ivins, Bill Maher, Michael Moore, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Cay Johnston, Al Franken, Kevin Phillips and many more...
Keywords: George W Bush; 2004 Election; Iraq War; Bush Administration; Paul Krugman; Molly Ivins; Michael Moore; Bill Maher; David Cay Johntson; Peter Coyote; Kevin Phillips; Daniel Ellsberg; Al Franken; Arianna Huffington; Charles Lewis; Norman Soloman; Connie Rice; Joan Blades; Eli Pariser; Tom Andrews; Reno; Bill Santiago; Johnny Steele; Jehmu Greene; Helen Halprin; Andrew Greenblatt, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell; documentary; Dick Cheney; Colin Powell; John Ashcroft; Donald Rumsfeld; Condi Rice; Tom Andrews; Joan Blades; Will Durst; Daniel Ellsberg; Al Franken; Andrew Greenblatt; Jehmu Greene; Helen Halpin; Arianna Huffington; Molly Ivins; David Cay Johnston; Paul Krugman; Charles Lewis; Bill Maher; Michael Moore; Eli Pariser; Kevin Phillips; Reno; Connie Rice; Bill Santiago; Norman Soloman; Johnny Steele; Peter Coyote; Robin Chin; John Grimes; Louise Rubacky